WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. Built to the highest standards of quality and reliability, these drives offer the features and capacity ideal for your everyday computing needs. These drives are available in a broad range of capacities, cache sizes, form factors and interfaces so you can be sure there’s a drive that’s the perfect fit for your system, in more ways than one.
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I chose Crucial because they were able to identify this HDD as an appropriate fit for my Dell and the price was close enough to the competition -- no need to bargain shop. The drive arrived in the time frame specified.
Cloning software was downloaded from Western Digital. For installation, I had to snag the SATA connection from one of the DVD drives as this item is "drive only" -- no cable included. It all worked surprisingly well.
Replaced a 160 GB Drive on my Lenovo Desktop, very satisfied with the product and price.
Been using site for years and telling friends will continue
I bought this to replace my Seagate ST31000528AS which was only 3 years old when it started to fail. I tried every type of test and stress test on the drive none detected a problem. I took a gamble and replaced the drive. All my PC horrors went away. I guess I will have to wait and see how well the WD drive fairs in comparison.
Honestly have not had time install it as the second HD in my computer
Saved me from having to buy a new computer. Easy to install, works great, and at a great price.
large capacity provides plenty of space for photos and special projects.
I apologise in advance, as I am not tech savvy, so my terminology might appear a bit agricultural. I plan to upgrade my Mac Pro to the latest OS available. I am currently running the most recent it will take (Snow Leopard 10.6.8) I understand installing more memory is straight forward enough but, what about upgrading the Hardrive? Is there any great advantage in replacing my existing HD with an SSD. I understand that this process is a bit more involved and requires tools and additional 'bits' to make the new SSD compatible with my Mac. I don't want to get all technical and have the fastest 'this' and the biggest 'that', I would just like to update my machiine and future proof it a bit. Any advice would be appreciated
I am sorry for the issues that you have experienced with your drive. At this point I would recommend contacting us directly so that we can help you with any trouble shooting and any questions you may have. Our contact information is in my signature. I am sorry for the inconvenience.
I bought 2 x MX100 256GB SSD drives.
Both when plugged in fail the SMART 180 attribute on starting the computer.
I have tried them both in 2 different PC's (HP XW4300 and HP Z200), and the error is the same on both computers and on both drives.
I have tried emailing for support with no luck..
Has anyone seen this type of failure before, and do I need to get the drives replaced?
Any assistance or thoughts appreciated.
I had Samsung drives previously and never had any issues at all.
I have a DELL Studio XPS 16 (1645 with intel core i7 cpu), with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit preinstalled and updated to Service Pack 1, and
I recently upgraded my Western Digital HDD to a larger Solid State Crucial M500 480GB drive, (using
the crucial easy laptop install kit).
The laptop boots with the SSD drive now being the only drive installed.
I cloned the HDD, using the automatic procedure in Acronis TrueImage HD using a boot CD, however, the Windows Update in the newly
installed SSD does not function and gives the message "windows update cannot currently check for updates becuase the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer".
I previously tried all other combinations in cloning the HDD to SSD with Acronis TrueImage HD, to no avail.
The computer was checked for viruses and malware prior to the cloning procedure with Bitdefender Antivirus 2013 and is virus free.
Also, internet explorer is not downloading files from hyperlinks. It will display the option for save as, open, save but will
proceed and open the download dialog box when left-mouse-clicking on hyperlinks of files which I choose to download and will not
display the image format jpg when I right-mouse-click on an image link and choose save image as but display the options for png and
bmp only. I installed the Chrome browser which worked, the problem with internet explorer persists.
I give you a link to my windowsupdate.log file,
I consider the windows update malfunction to a be serious problem, thank you in advance for any assistance.